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Welcome to Primary Vision Care, Your Optometrist in Central Ohio

We at Primary Vision Care have been serving the Newark, Lancaster, Mount Vernon (formerly York EyeCare Associates), and Wilmington (formerly Optimum Eye Care) communities for over 20 years. Our optometrists and their teams take pride in providing patients with an unrivaled patient care experience in every location. We strive to welcome patients with generous hospitality in our clean, comfortable office environments, while also treating them with the latest in optometric diagnostic equipment and treatments. With four locations in Newark,  Wilmington, Mount Vernon, and Lancaster, our patients also enjoy the convenience of a neighborhood vision center.

welcome to primary vision care, your eye doctor in newark and lancaster

Advanced Eye Care Services with Our Wilmington, Lancaster, Mount Vernon, and Newark Optometrists

Our Lancaster, Mount Vernon, Newark, and Wilmington optometrists stay abreast of the latest advances in optometry, providing patients with cutting-edge eye care using the state of the art equipment. We provide patients with a comprehensive list of eye care services and treatments including:

  • Comprehensive Eye Exams (visual acuity tests, field of vision tests, eye function exams, and standard disease screening)
  • Diabetic Eye Exams
  • Pediatric Eye Exams and Treatment (beginning at age three)
  • Contact Lenses (extended wear, daily wear, cosmetic, and more)
  • Hard to Fit Contact Lenses (presbyopia, astigmatism)
  • Scleral Contacts
  • Eyeglasses, Sunglasses, and a wide selection of Designer Frames
  • Ocular Disease Testing and Treatment (macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, keratoconus, conjunctivitis, eye injuries, dry eye, and more)
  • Amblyopia (lazy eye)

At Primary Vision Care, we want to be your eye doctors for life, treating patients from infancy well into adulthood. Throughout our clinic, from reception and our waiting area to the exam rooms and our optical department, we focus on quality care and service in a welcoming environment. We diagnose and treat a wide range of eye diseases, functional issues, and additional optical conditions. We also provide high-quality corrective lenses through our in house optical department, where patients can select frames from a wide array of shapes, colors, and brands such as Kate Spade, Nike Vision, Ray Ban, Valentino, and much more.

Schedule an Eye Exam or Contact Lenses Exam with our Wilmington Optometrist Today

At Primary Vision Care, we welcome new patients. In addition, we accept most major vision and medical insurance plans and submit claims on behalf of our patients. Contact either our Newark office at (740) 366-7341 or our Lancaster office at (740) 654-9909 or our Mount Vernon location at (740) 393-6010, or our Wilmington office at (937) 382-4933 for more information or to schedule your annual vision exam.

Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Mark Henry
    O.D.

    Dr. Mark Henry received his Doctor of Optometry Degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1993 and has been practicing for over 25 years. He earned his Bachelor of the Arts degree in English from Kenyon College and attended The Ohio State University for Post Graduate continuing education.

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  • Jennifer M. Annon
    O.D.

    Dr. Jennifer Annon received her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology with a concentration in molecular genetics from The Ohio State University in 1999. In 2014, she received her Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University College of Optometry.

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  • Sarah Gliniecki
    O.D.

    Dr. Sarah Gliniecki completed her undergraduate education at Adrian College in 2012, with majors in Biology and Mathematics. She was granted early acceptance to the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University and completed her education there in 2016. Dr. Gliniecki rotated through Battle Creek Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Michigan State University Neuro-Ophthalmology, Rosenbaum Eye and Laser Center, and Duane Waters Hospital with the Michigan Department of Corrections. She then went on to an ocular disease residency program through the Specialty Eye Institute with an emphasis on cataract, cornea, and refractive surgery co-management, glaucoma, diabetes, and retina services. During this time, she gave continuing education presentations to optometrists and optometric staff where she found her passion for educating patients to help create a complete understanding of their eye health.

  • Dr. Courtney Hammond

    Dr. Courtney Hammond is an optometrist in our Newark location and practices family optometry with a special interest in pediatrics and specialty contact lenses. Dr. Hammond was born and raised in Newark, Ohio and joined our practice initially during her high school years as a technician and front desk assistant. She attended Licking Valley High School where she ultimately graduated with honors as the salutatorian of her class. She then went on to Miami University (OH) where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in zoology and was actively involved in various organizations and extracurricular activities including research in visual psychophysics. Dr. Hammond earned her
    Doctorate of Optometry degree as a cum laude graduate of the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry in San Antonio,
    Texas. During her time there, Courtney was the recipient of several awards recognizing her academic and clinical excellence and was invited into the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society and the Beta
    Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. She also served as student body president, lead teaching assistant of clinical skills to her fellow colleagues and received the university leadership award for her class.

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  • Aaron Thomas
    O.D.

    Aaron Thomas, O.D. grew up in central Illinois where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Illnois at Urbana-Champaign. He later earned a Bachelor degree in Vision Science and his Doctorate of Optometry degrees at Nova Southern University. Dr. Thomas completed rotations at Dorn Medical VA Hospital and the Eye Centers of South Florida. During that time, he focused on treatment and management of ocular diseases including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and other conditions. He also saw pediatric and contact lens patients during rotations at the NSU Vision Clinic fitting a variety of soft and hard specialty lenses. Dr. Thomas is a proud member of the American Optometric Association and the Ohio Optometric Association and is currently practicing at PVC in Wilmington, OH.

Locations

Newark PVC - (740) 366-7341

Lancaster PVC - (740) 654-9909

Mount Vernon PVC - (740) 393-6010

Locations

Newark PVC - (740) 366-7341
North 21st Street, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, 43055, United States of America


Lancaster PVC - (740) 654-9909
784 East Main Street Suite D, Lancaster, OH, 43130 , USA


Mount Vernon PVC - (740) 393-6010
1684 Venture Dr. Suite A, Mount Vernon, OH, 43050, USA


Wilmington PVC - (937) 382-4933
2079 Rombach Avenue, Wilmington, OH 45177


Office Hours

Newark Office

Monday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Lancaster Office

Monday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Mount Vernon (formerly York EyeCare Associates)

Monday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Wilmington Office (formerly Optimum Eye Care)

Monday:

8:00 am-6:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:30 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "This place was amazing! Everyone was extremely friendly and the place was pristine! Not to mention a great selection of glasses to choose from. Would definitely recommend then to EVERYONE!"
  • "I went for new glasses and to see if my 4 year old need glasses as well. They were nice and worked great with my son. Highly recommend them ."
  • "My family and I have been going here for 15+ years. Great doctors, staff and very knowledgeable."
  • "I would rate the practice at 5 stars. I had a great experience especially for my first time ever visiting the eye doctor. They were very welcoming and friendly and also very helpful with insurance and getting the most paid for as possible which is great for a broke college student!"
  • "Staff was friendly, Dr. was very friendly and curious, highly recommend Primary Vision Care to all my friends and family"
  • "5-Star - very happy patient!"
  • "I've been wearing eyewear since 1963 and from Primary Vision Care since 1996 and this is by far the BEST customer service I've experienced in my lifetime of vision care."
  • "Great caring service! Would not trust my families eye care with anyone else!"
  • "Five Stars! Dr. Hammond was wonderful. By far the best Doctor I have seen. Very precise, knowledgeable & patient . I've been raving about her to my fellow colleagues. You definitely won a lifetime patient."
  • "This is by far my favorite optometrist I have ever been to. Everyone there is so friendly and helpful. The office seems to have all the latest equipment for testing your vision. I would definitely recommend."

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